Consecutively operated patients - lesion 103 (videorecord)

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Clinical presentation: a 45-year-old woman was referred for aspiration cytology of a thyroid nodule which suddenly developed 3 weeks ago. On ultrasound examination a suspicious nodule was described with starry sky phenomenon. We have already met the patient for 14 years during her pregnancy when a healthy thyroid was found without any discrete lesions on ultrasound.

Palpation: an elastic nodule in the left lobe.

Laboratory test: TSH 0.83 mIU/L.

Lesion in question:

the nodule in the left lobe.